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June 09, 2014
Receptive Versus Expressive Language

You may be waiting eagerly for the first word your baby utters, but don’t forget that she can understand what you’re saying far sooner than she can say “dada” or “ball.” Understanding is called receptive language. Test your baby’s receptive abilities by asking her to “Go get the red ball” or “Let’s see what the doggie is doing.”

 
 

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